HyperDic: coherent

English > 4 senses of the word coherent:
ADJECTIVEallcoherent, consistent, logical, orderedmarked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
allcoherent, logical, lucidcapable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
allcoherent(physics) of waves having a constant phase relation
allcoherent, tenacioussticking together
coherent > pronunciation
Soundskowhhih'rahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > coherent: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmarked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts.
Example"a coherent argument"
Synonymsconsistent, logical, ordered
Narrowerseamlessperfectly consistent and coherent
See alsologicalcapable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning
rationalconsistent with or based on or using reason
OppositeincoherentWithout logical or meaningful connection
Spanishcoherente
Catalancoherent
Nounscoherence, coherencylogical and orderly and consistent relation of parts
Verbscoherehave internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results
coherecause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole
English > coherent: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcapable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner.
Example "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident"
Synonymslogical, lucid
Broaderrationalconsistent with or based on or using reason
Spanishcoherente, lúcido
Catalancoherent, lúcid
Nounscoherencylogical and orderly and consistent relation of parts
Adverbscoherentlyin a coherent manner
English > coherent: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(physics) of waves having a constant phase relation.
Categoryphysicsthe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Oppositeincoherent(physics) of waves having no stable definite or stable phase relation
Spanishcoherente
Catalancoherent
English > coherent: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningsticking together.
Example"two coherent sheets"
Synonymtenacious
Broaderadhesivetending to adhere
Spanishcoherente, tenaz
Catalancoherent, tenaç
Nounscoherence, coherencythe state of cohering or sticking together
Verbscoherecome or be in close contact with

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